Late here, but Spurs announced Kawhi Leonard will be available to play vs. Suns Friday. Patty Mills, Tiago Splitter are still out.
Suns PGs (Dragic, Bledsoe, Thomas): 57 pts, 14 asts, 66% FG, 61% 3FG, 81% FT
Lot of talk about 3-pointers for Lakers post game. The Suns outscored them 48-12 from beyond the arc.
Suns 119 - Lakers 99 - not a shocker - I had Lakers losing 2nd night of b2b in Phx regardless of whether they're good or bad (so far latter)
Suns blowout Lakers by 20. Kobe scored 31 points, didn't matter in the end. 3-headed Phoenix PG Dragon went for 57 points in debut together.
Final: Suns 119, Lakers 99. Kobe had 31 points, Ed Davis 14/9/3 off the bench. Suns were 16 of 32 from 3, shot 55% overall.
Final: Suns 119, Lakers 99. LAL has given up 227 points in two games this season.
Isaiah Thomas is leading the Suns with 23 points as they're up by 24 over the Lakers. Darren Collison has 9 points as Kings are down 10.
Suns are winning by 23, but actually helping the Lakers keep next year’s top-five pick.
Suns 98 – Lakers 73 - Lakers lost a point between quarters
Suns 98 - Lakers 74 (end of third quarter)
Lakers down 98-74 after third Q to Suns. Kobe good. Ed Davis good. Everything else bad
Eric Bledsoe gets ejected, but the Suns have 42084091284 point guards coming off the bench. The Lakers could probably use one.
Kobe free throw brings him to 30 points. Wasn't sure who'd get there first, Bryant or the Suns scoring differential.
CHIEF KEEF’S JUMPER CUTS THE SUNS’ LEAD DOWN TO 95-69. LET’S GO!
LAL being outscored 33-16 in this 3rd Q after a 33-19 Suns 1st Q. 2nd Q favored LAL 31-26. Total: 92-66.
Kobe scored through contact from Suns C Alex Len, reaching 23 points on 9 of 19 FG's, but Dragic has PHX up 20 after 2 more FG's.
Suns shooting 11 of 19 from 3-pt line. Lakers are 1 for 4. Where's Nick Young
Suns are now 11 of 19 from 3 after a Marcus Morris 3, his 4th, put PHX up 75-57. LAL's starters have really struggled in 1st and 3rd Q's.
Lakers have allowed Suns to shoot 11- of 19 from three. In related news, the Lakers are losing
A little 9-0 run for the Suns. Turnovers are killing the Lakers who look completely out of sorts after halftime.
What a conveniently timed bottom of the 9th of Game 7 of the World Series as the halftime entertainment for the Lakers-Suns game.
Halftime at US Airways Center (perfect timing to watch the bottom of the ninth): Suns 59, Lakers 50.
Eric Bledsoe has changed the rhythm of this game back into what Phoenix wants, his 7 straight points pushing the Suns back up double digits.
Ellington's got it going a bit, sticking his 3rd straight J coming off a curl, but Thomas answered for PHX. He has 10 already. Suns up 8.
It's a 13-1 LAL run here capped by a Hill J, Wayne Ellington's B2B jumpers, and 2 Ed Davis hoops. Suns lead cut to 6 at 34-28.
LAL have hit only 4 of 17 FG's, and given up 5 Suns 3's to trail 30-15 with 2 min. left in the 1st.
Suns' blowup mascots dancing to the Iggy/J-Lo jam "Booty." Somoeone get a camera on Nick Young, please.
Suns 30, LAL 15. Suns 5-12 from 3-point range. Lakers have yet to attempt a shot from beyond the arc.